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Table 1 Distribution of N. gonorrhoeae infection in relation to socio-demographic characteristics of STI suspected patients (n = 186) seen in Gambella hospital, Ethiopia (March–July 2015)

From: Neisseria gonorrhoeae among suspects of sexually transmitted infection in Gambella hospital, Ethiopia: risk factors and drug resistance

Socio-demographic characteristics N. gonorrhoeae infection COR (95% CI) p value AOR (95% CI) p value
Positive
(n = 21)
n (%)
Negative
(n = 165)
n (%)
Gender
Male (106) 17 (16.0) 89 (84.0) 3.63 (1.17, 11.25) 0.026 4.24 (1.01, 17.82) 0.049
Female (80) 4 (5.0) 76 (95.0) 1* 1*
Age
15–19 (20) 0 (0.0) 20 (100.0) 0.000 (0.000) 0.439   
20–24 (37) 7 (18.9) 30 (81.1) 4.78 (0.93, 24.67)
25–29 (59 9 (15.3) 50 (84.7) 3.69 (0.76, 18.04)
30–34 (27) 3 (11.1) 24 (88.9) 2.56 (0.40, 16.44)
>35 (43) 2 (4.7) 41(95.3) 1*
Residence
Urban (134) 12 (9.0) 122 (91.0) 1* 0.112 1* 0.477
Rural (52) 9 (17.3) 43 (82.7) 2.13 (0.84, 5.40) 1.51(0.49, 4.66)
Marital status
Married (112) 14 (12.5) 98 (87.5) 1* 0.523   
Unmarried (74) 7 (9.5) 67 (90.5) 0.73 (0.28, 1.91)
Educational status
Illiterate (19) 2(10.5) 17 (89.5) 0.77 (0.16, 0.67) 0.585   
Primary (1–8) (62) 5 (8.1) 57 (91.9) 0.57 (0.195, 1.668)
S & A (105) 14 (13.3) 91 (86.7) 1*
Occupation
Employee (80) 12 (15.0) 68 (85.0) 1* 0.978   
House wife (25) 0 (0.0) 25 (100) 0.000 (0.000)
Farmer (13) 1 (7.7) 12 (92.3) 0.47 (0.06, 0.96)
Student (39) 5 (12.8) 34 (87.2) 0.83 (0.27, 2.56)
Merchant (18) 2 (11.1) 16 (88.9) 0.708 (0.14, 3.48)
Others (11) 1 (9.1) 10 (90.9) 0.57 (0.07, 4.84)
AMI (USD)
No income (15) 2 (13.3) 13 (86.7) 1.33 (0.26, 6.68) 0.225 10.82 (1.31, 89.63) 0.173
<25 (38) 2 (5.3) 36 (94.7) 0.48 (0.10, 2.27) 2.89 (0.42, 19.86)
25–50 (27) 6 (22.2) 21 (77.8) 2.47 (0.82, 7.42) 1.78 (0.427, 7.40)
>50 (106) 11(10.4) 95 (89.6) 1* 1*
  1. S & A secondary and above, AMI average monthly income, 1 * indicator